Submitting a Review

Book Review

Ex Novo seeks reviews that assess a book’s strengths and weaknesses and locate it within the current field of scholarship. A review should not simply be a listing of contents, though its overall organization and emphasis are up to the individual reviewer. Reviewers should avoid lists of minor imperfections (e.g., misplaced commas) but should not hesitate to draw attention to serious editorial problems and errors of fact or interpretation. It is also helpful if reviewers indicate for which audiences and libraries the book seems appropriate. Editors reserve the right to edit for content and length.

 

Museum Exhibition and Archaeological Site Review

Ex Novo museum review should not simply be a listing of the contents of an exhibition or new archaeological site installation but should instead assess its strengths and weaknesses and locate it within the current field of scholarship. Reviewers should be willing to draw attention to serious problems of selection and interpretation and errors of fact. It is also helpful if reviewers indicate for which audiences the exhibition seems appropriate. Reviewers are invited by the Editorial board, but suggestions of appropriate exhibitions or archaeological sites for review are welcome. Ex Novo editors reserves the right to edit reviews for content and length.

Museum reviews are either published in the printed journal or on Ex Novo Open Access. Each online review is tied to a specific issue of the print-published journal and is included in the table of contents of that issue.